How To Decorate A Christmas Ornament With Paint. Place a black velvet bow around the top, place the top back on and then tie the velvet bow. Here are the steps to make your own wood slices:
Create a snowy look on the outside. But, beware, these ornaments take forever to dry. The more paint you use, the thicker it is, the longer it takes to dry, and the more chance of the paint just running out of the ornament and colors bleeding together.
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Ad the countdown is on & it's time to kick start the christmas cheer! Your painted ornament should be dry within 48 hours. Use a small 5/32 drill bit to make a hole for the twine on each wood slice.
Trim any excess fabric from the top of the ornament.
Ad the countdown is on & it's time to kick start the christmas cheer! Cut the branch with a chop saw around 1/4 inch thick. I love how amazing these ornaments look.
Give it a bit more sparkle by tucking ornaments in and around the branches and placing a few tea lights (we like them in mercury glass votives) along each side.
Hold your ornament by its opening and begin painting your first coat. It’s also helpful to kind of tap the ornament against the palm of your hand. I painted the tops with black paint and metallic paint for a little touch of sophistication.
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First, you can drop some rubbing alcohol into the ornament before you paint. Choose a bench that has a diameter of at least 2 inches. Paint the mod podge onto the ornament in rows starting from the top, around the bottom and up to the top again.
Use sea salt for an icy look.
Once dry, go back and do any touchups if needed. Swish it around and let it dry. Once you have about four squirts of paint in your clear glass or plastic christmas ornament, you’ll want to kind of tilt it and roll it around so that the paint coats the entire inside of the ornament.